SRINAGAR, India, April 2: The machine guns peeking over parapets of small, sandbagged concrete bunkers and the heavy artillery cannons dug deep into Himalayan Kashmir’s rugged terrain have fallen silent. At least for now.
KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 2: Gunmen in Afghanistan stormed the Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador, sparking an hours-long gun battle and leaving at least 19 dead and 22 wounded at the war-torn country’s largest school. Most of the casualties were students.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Aug 3: An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged on Monday after killing at least 21 people in fighting overnight, a local official said.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, Feb 11: A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said.
LONDON, Feb 3: Sudesh Amman, the man shot dead by police in what officials described as a terrorism incident in south London, had been jailed for promoting violent Islamist material and had encouraged his girlfriend to behead her parents.
CAIRO, Feb 1: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 others to death after they were convicted of terrorism, court officials said.
BRUSSELS, Nov 29 : Almost half of all Europeans fear climate change more than losing a job or of a terrorist attack, a study by the European Investment Bank (EIB) showed on Thursday as EU lawmakers declared a “climate emergency”.
BANGKOK, Aug 14: A court in Thailand on Wednesday dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and random violence that was ended by military force.
NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - As mourners buried the remains of Christian worshippers killed by the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, hundreds of Muslim refugees fled Negombo on the country’s west coast where communal tensions have flared in recent days.
Terrorism is the result of incompatible interest of various groups, individuals and even the states. At this juncture of time, India, Pakistan and somehow China are involved in tension over Kashmir. As SAARC chair, and a contributor of Gorkha troops to Indian Army which become the victims of geopolitical constraints, Nepal needs to remain vigilant about the situation likely to flare up in its neighborhood.
Today most countries in the world are affected by terrorism. India and Pakistan are no exceptions. Pakistan has been blamed for providing sanctuary to launch terror attacks against India from its soil. As is the case, India has been combating cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan. Although Pakistan denies it, terrorist groups like Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) have carried out attacks against Indian civilians and military installations time and again.
CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON, March 17: The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday when police found another body at one of the mosques, as families waited for authorities to formally identify victims and release their bodies for burial.
KATHMANDU, March 13: While venting ire against the Maoist splinter faction for carrying out various illegal activities such as extortions, looting and setting off bombs, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has ruled out any immediate possibility of dialogue with the Netra Bikram Chanda-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), which has remained semi-underground since months.
The Pakistani government has ordered a seizure of all assets and properties belonging to militant outfits which the UN views as terrorist groups. Previously, a Kashmir terror attack put the country on the brink of war.
A bomb went off outside the corporate office of Ncell mobile phone in Nakhhu, Lalitpur Friday night. Singha Pratap Gurung, one of the three injured, died early Saturday morning at Mediciti Hospital, Lalitpur.
SEOUL, Nov 21: South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it will ramp up pressure on the reclusive regime to get rid of its nuclear weapons.
DUBAI, June 5: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
TOKYO, May 8: After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House.
Humanity today faces the greatest threat to its existence in the form of terrorism. Yet there is currently no viable way to address this problem. It is feared that the terrorists, if given free hand, could kill more people than the total killed during the two World Wars as they these days have in their possession deadly weapons of mass destruction. The terrorists have also been poisoning the minds of common people in plural societies.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi said that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a serious global threat to humanity and urged for firm commitment at the highest level to stop terrorist acts and bring perpetrators to justice.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 3: Pakistan on Thursday named eight Indian diplomats it accuses of espionage and terrorism, as tension mounted between the nuclear-armed rivals following days of artillery duels and skirmishes on the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that as Nepal shares common views with India on major international issues, there is no point in criticizing the government over some of the points included in the joint statement issued by Nepal and India during the prime minister's recent India visit.
HUA HIN, Thailand, Aug 12: A wave of coordinated explosions rattled cities and resort towns across southern Thailand, killing at least four people and wounding dozens more. Police said Friday about 10 foreigners were among the injured.
With ISIS and Al-Qaeda operatives in the Middle East are led astray
If initial news reports from the US are to be believed, Omar Mateen, the gunman who attacked the gay club in Orlando, Florida, was an ISIS sympathizer. I believe these recent terrorist attacks in Western cities represent the changing face of terrorism: Terrorism 2.0.